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1. Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)

PG | 104 min | Animation, Comedy, Crime

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83 Metascore

A toon hating detective is a cartoon rabbit's only hope to prove his innocence when he is accused of murder.

Writers: Gary K. Wolf, Jeffrey Price, Peter S. Seaman | Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Bob Hoskins, Christopher Lloyd, Joanna Cassidy, Charles Fleischer

2. Sunset Blvd. (1950)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, Film-Noir

8.5
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A hack screenwriter writes a screenplay for a former silent-film star who has faded into Hollywood obscurity.

Writers: Charles Brackett, Billy Wilder, D.M. Marshman Jr. | Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: William Holden, Gloria Swanson, Erich von Stroheim, Nancy Olson

3. The Player (1992)

R | 124 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.7
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86 Metascore

A Hollywood studio executive is being sent death threats by a writer whose script he rejected - but which one?

Writer: Michael Tolkin | Director: Robert Altman | Stars: Tim Robbins, Greta Scacchi, Fred Ward, Whoopi Goldberg

4. This Film Is Not Yet Rated (2006)

NC-17 | 98 min | Documentary

7.5
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75 Metascore

Kirby Dick's exposé about the American movie ratings board.

Writers: Kirby Dick, Eddie Schmidt, Matt Patterson | Director: Kirby Dick | Stars: Kirby Dick, Kimberly Peirce, Darren Aronofsky, Atom Egoyan

5. Swimming with Sharks (1994)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Crime

7.1
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A young, naive Hollywood studio assistant finally turns the tables on his incredibly abusive producer boss.

Writer: George Huang | Director: George Huang | Stars: Kevin Spacey, Frank Whaley, Michelle Forbes, Benicio Del Toro

6. Hollywood Uncensored (1987)

75 min | Documentary

5.8
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Douglas Fairbanks Jr. and Peter Fonda host an examination of the history of decency standards for movies, starting in 1922 with the hiring of Will Hays. When studios ignored the code early ... See full summary »

Director: James Forsher | Stars: Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Peter Fonda, Carroll Baker, Ira Barmak

7. The Big Knife (1955)

111 min | Drama, Film-Noir

6.9
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Charles Castle is a successful Hollywood actor who has opted for screen success over art. He must make critical decisions regarding his career, his marriage, his art & morality. In this ... See full summary »

Writers: James Poe, Clifford Odets | Director: Robert Aldrich | Stars: Jack Palance, Ida Lupino, Wendell Corey, Jean Hagen

8. Bellissima (1952)

108 min | Comedy, Drama

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A woman from the low class desperately tries to get her daughter into the movies.

Writers: Cesare Zavattini, Suso Cecchi D'Amico, Francesco Rosi, Luchino Visconti | Director: Luchino Visconti | Stars: Anna Magnani, Walter Chiari, Tina Apicella, Gastone Renzelli

9. A Decade Under the Influence (2003)

R | 138 min | Documentary

7.6
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67 Metascore

A documentary examining the decade of the 1970s as a turning point in American cinema. Some of today's best filmmakers interview the influential directors of that time.

Directors: Ted Demme, Richard LaGravenese | Stars: Francis Ford Coppola, William Friedkin, Robert Altman, John G. Avildsen

10. Video Nasties: Moral Panic, Censorship & Videotape (2010 Video)

Not Rated | 72 min | Documentary

8.0
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A documentary analyzing the furore which so-called "video nasties" caused in Britain during the 1980s.

Director: Jake West | Stars: Julian Petley, Marc Morris, Andy Nyman, Xavier Mendik

11. Sex and Buttered Popcorn (1989)

R | 74 min | Documentary

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Actor Ned Beatty hosts a look at the genre known as "exploitation" films. Interviews with some of the producers and directors of these films are shown, along with scenes from and trailers for some of these films.

Writer: Sam Harrison | Director: Sam Harrison | Stars: Ned Beatty, David F. Friedman, Mildred Horn, Dan Sonney

12. Mau Mau Sex Sex (2001)

80 min | Documentary

7.2
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53 Metascore

A documentary about the history of exploitation films that focuses on the careers of legendary producers David F. Friedman and Dan Sonney.

Writer: Eddie Muller | Director: Ted Bonnitt | Stars: David F. Friedman, Dan Sonney, Frank Henenlotter, Mike Vraney

13. The Psycho Legacy (2010 Video)

Not Rated | 87 min | Documentary

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The cast and crew of all four Psycho films recall their time working on the influential horror series as today's masters of horror reminisce on what the movies stirred in them.

Writer: Robert V. Galluzzo | Director: Robert V. Galluzzo | Stars: Jason Allentoff, Sharen Camille, Clint Carney, Mike Cucinotta

14. Easy Riders, Raging Bulls: How the Sex, Drugs and Rock 'N' Roll Generation Saved Hollywood (2003)

TV-14 | 119 min | Documentary

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A look at 1970s Hollywood when it was known as New Hollywood, and the director was the star of the movie.

Writers: Peter Biskind, Kenneth Bowser | Director: Kenneth Bowser | Stars: Martin Scorsese, Dennis Hopper, Peter Bogdanovich, Sam Peckinpah

15. The Go-Go Boys: The Inside Story of Cannon Films (2014)

Documentary

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THE GO-GO BOYS: The Inside Story of Cannon Films is a documentary about two Israeli-born cousins, Menahem Golan and Yoram Globus, who in pursuit of the American Dream turned the Hollywood ... See full summary »

Writers: Hilla Medalia, Daniel Sivan | Director: Hilla Medalia | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Jon Voight, Charles Bronson, Chuck Norris

16. Scream: The Inside Story (2011 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary

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In 1996, the horror master Wes Craven (A Nightmare on Elm Street) unleashed Scream, a slasher movie aimed at a whole new generation of teenage movie-goers. Though premiering at a time when ... See full summary »

Writer: Thommy Hutson | Director: Daniel Farrands | Stars: David Arquette, Lisa Beach, Marco Beltrami, Howard Berger

17. Star Dust (1940)

Approved | 90 min | Drama, Comedy

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Carolyn Sayres gets a Hollywood contract from talent scout Brooke but is later rejected because she's too young. She falls in love with Bud Borden, another contractee who helps her to ... See full summary »

Writers: Kenneth Earl, Robert Ellis, Ivan Kahn, Helen Logan, Jesse Malo | Director: Walter Lang | Stars: Linda Darnell, John Payne, Roland Young, Charlotte Greenwood

18. Texas Chain Saw Massacre: The Shocking Truth (2000 Video)

75 min | Documentary

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Writer: David Gregory | Director: David Gregory | Stars: Matthew Bell, Robert A. Burns, Tobe Hooper, Kim Henkel

19. Herschell Gordon Lewis: The Godfather of Gore (2010 Video)

Not Rated | 106 min | Documentary

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Gory, Gory, Hallelujah! Take an outrageous ride through the wild world of exploitation films with this often-hilarious documentary, HERSCHELL GORDON LEWIS, THE GODFATHER OF GORE!

Directors: Frank Henenlotter, Jimmy Maslon | Stars: Mal Arnold, John Bloom, Jerome Eden, David F. Friedman

20. Ban the Sadist Videos! (2005 Video)

R | 52 min | Documentary

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An in-depth analysis of the "Video Nasty" scandal of the early 1980s in Britain.

Writer: David Gregory | Director: David Gregory | Stars: Chris Theobald, Norman Abbott, Barrie Gold, Bill Best

21. Horror Business (2005 Video)

82 min | Documentary

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Take a walk on the scary side with guerrilla horror filmmakers and the bizarre culture that drives them to pursue their dreams. In 2003, filmmaker Christopher P. Garetano began what would ... See full summary »

Writer: Christopher P. Garetano | Director: Christopher P. Garetano | Stars: Ray Adell, Mark Borchardt, Ron Atkins, Ken Keen

22. Classified X (1998 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 53 min | Documentary

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A history of the racially stereotyped portrayal of African Americans in cinema.

Writer: Melvin Van Peebles | Director: Mark Daniels | Stars: Melvin Van Peebles, Margaret Barker, Joanna Barnes, Ethel Barrymore

23. Ban the Sadist Videos! Part 2 (2006 Video)

R | 46 min | Documentary

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An investigation of UK video censorship after the video recordings act was introduced.

Writer: David Gregory | Director: David Gregory | Stars: Chris Theobald, Mary Whitehouse, Graham Bright, Ken Penry

24. Fear, Panic & Censorship (2000 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary

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Rare documentary about Video Nasties and film, video and internet censorship in the UK. Was first screened as part of Channel 4's controversial "Banned Weekend" which focused on films and ... See full summary »

Writer: David Kenny | Director: David Kenny | Stars: Tom Dewe Mathews, Jack Sargeant, Nigel Wingrove, John Beyer

25. Hierarchy (2009)

R | 125 min | Drama

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A group of Californians experience loss, despair and desperation over the course of seven days before Christmas. A boxing underdog must face the truth about his uncertain future, a blocked ... See full summary »

Writer: Michael Fredianelli | Director: Michael Fredianelli | Stars: Anthony Spears, Maggie VandenBerghe, Brian Gallegos, Ronald Kaplan

26. Empire of the Censors (1995 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary

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The history of film and video censorship in Great Britain.

Writer: Saskia Baron | Director: Saskia Baron | Stars: Richard E. Grant, Tom Dewe Mathews, Derek Hill, Jeffrey Richards

27. The Arts of Chaos (2015)

90 min | Drama, Thriller | Pre-production

The award winning married duo, Patrick and Gemma Quinn, are beguiled by an extremely wealthy hot shot movie director, Easton Caldwell, to join him in his filmed social experiment about the ... See full summary »

Writer: Jennifer Brigitte

28. Banned in the UK (2005– )

60 min | Documentary

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Stars: Sheryl Garratt, Muriel Gray, John Hassey, Iain Lee

29. The Thrill Chaser (1923)

60 min | Action

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Writers: Richard Schayer, Raymond L. Schrock, Edward Sedgwick | Director: Edward Sedgwick | Stars: Hoot Gibson, James Neill, Billie Dove, W.E. Lawrence

30. Screen Snapshots: Photoplay Gold Medal Awards (1948)

Approved | 10 min | Short

6.0
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Columbia production number 9856: The short covers the annual Photoplay Magazine Gold Medal Awards and, being a Columbia Pictures short, it primarily gives attention to, among the presenters... See full summary »

Writer: Ralph Staub | Director: Ralph Staub | Stars: Lauren Bacall, Jack Benny, Ingrid Bergman, Humphrey Bogart

31. First Person Shooter: The Evolution of Red (2010 Video)

17 min | Documentary, Short

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Stars: James McQuaide, Mark Neveldine, Ekkehart Pollack, Ted Schilowitz

32. The Road to Broadway (1926)

Comedy

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Director: Howard M. Mitchell | Stars: Edith Roberts, Gaston Glass, Ervin Renard, Dick Sutherland